Me and Mrs. Jones premieres 12 October on BBC One

Starring Sarah Alexander (Coupling, People Like Us, Green Wing) and Neil Morrissey (Men Behaving Badly), Nathanial Parker (Merlin) and Robert Sheehan (Misfits), the new BBC comedy, Me and Mrs. Jones, produced by Hartswood Films (Sherlock, Coupling, Jekyll, Men Behaving Badly), is one to definitely keep an eye on when it premieres on 12 October on […]

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Dawn French on writing with Jennifer Saunders

When the great comedy duo of French and Saunders (Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders) went their separate ways back in 2010 following the end of Jam and Jerusalem, there was more than a bit of sadness in the air. Wanting a bit of time to focus on individual projects sounded great on paper, but there […]

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Dawn French may choose next Jesus Christ for 'Superstar'

It was last February when ITV1 announced that they were going to team up with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber to look for a rock star who will go on to sing the role of Jesus in the upcoming arena tour of the Tim Rice,Andrew Lloyd Webber hit, Jesus Christ Superstar. Following up on his past […]

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In the BBC comedy pipeline – Me & Mrs. Jones

There are but a few times you can point to in your telly watching career where you see a perfect storm on the comedy horizon. That said, unfortunately, the last time I can remember this happening was mid-1993. This is when I first heard of the most recent brainchild from the great Richard Curtis starring […]

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Giving Roger and Val another look

When Roger and Val Have Just Got In was first announced back in 2010, hearing that this was to pair Dawn French and Alfred Molina, I immediately felt this to be a series that had enormous potential. With the concept of the show being that it was to follow the lives of a middle-aged couple […]

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Wimbledon begins…can Rodgers and Summers win it all?

Gemma Rodgers. Caroline Summers. Not quite the household names when it comes to Wimbledon….or, tennis for that matter. As we begin Wimbledon, hosted for the 125th time by The All England Lawn Tennis Club since the first tournament in 1877, all eyes are on two relatively unknown British entries in the Women’s Doubles competition. Any […]

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The Comic Strip sets sights on finding Tony Blair

While most reading this will not remember The Comic Strip Presents… all I can say is that you need a quick brush up on this classic British comedy series and be ready for their triumphant return in the not-too-distant future. Originally, the group was made up of the likes of Adrian Edmondson, Nigel Planer and […]

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Vote! It's BAFTA time. Sherlock, Downton Abbey and more…

Doesn’t get any better than having a night to celebrate and pay tribute to the best television on television. It’s time again for the BAFTA’s, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, Sunday, 22 May. This year is does nothing to disprove this theory in that you have several legitimate winners in virtually […]

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Something wicked this way comes….Psychoville 2 is here!

….at least in the UK, anyway. The long-awaited second series of British comedy greatness is, at long last, upon us with the return of Psychoville, tonight at 10:00pm on BBC Two. Co-creator, Steve Pemberton has entered the social media world with this blog post to talk directly to fans of the series and explain a […]

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